IAA Receives Grant for Food Access

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IAA Receives Grant for Food Access

The Indonesian American Association (IAA) is pleased to receive grant for Food Access grant program to support those who are in need of basic food supplies in the difficult times during the Covid-19 pandemic.

IAA is among the 38 grantees for the Covid-19 Emergency Food Access Grants from the Healthcare Initiative Foundation totaling $1.2 million. The grant is a partnership between the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Montgomery County Food Council (MCFC) and the Healthcare Initiative Foundation (HIF). It is dedicated for food distribution to residents of Montgomery County, especially those who live in highly infected areas, senior citizens, recently laid off or lost main income, domestic violence victims, disconnected youth, or single parents. 

We will be working with other Indonesian community organizations to provide food security for those in need in the next few weeks. We will also be working with small businesses as providers for this program.

Thank you to the Healthcare Initiative Foundation (HIF) for trusting us to run this program, and we are looking forward to work with other organizations and volunteers. We are asking for your generosity to be able to expand this program to other communities and other areas, and also looking for volunteers to help run this program.

To apply for this program, or donate to this program, visit our website at https://www.indonesianamerican.org/iaa-receives-grant

Washington DC, May 15, 2020
Oscar Zaky/President
oscar@indonesianamerican.org

IAA Mendapatkan Hibah untuk Akses Pangan

Indonesian American Association (IAA) dengan ini mengumumkan bahwa IAA menjadi penerima hibah Akses Pangan untuk membantu mereka yang membutuhkan bahan pokok di masa pandemi Covid-19.

IAA adalah salah satu dari 38 penerima hibah untuk Covid-19 Program Darurat Akses Pangan dari Healthcare Initiative Foundation (HIF) yang semuanya berjumlah $1.2 juta USD. Hibah ini adalah kemitraan antara Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Montgomery County Food Council (MCFC) dan Healthcare Initiative Foundation (HIF). Program ini mengutamakan pembagian makanan kepada residen dari Montgomery County, terutama mereka yang tinggal di daerah yang berinfeksi tinggi, lanjut usia, dan kehilangan pekerjaan atau penghasilan, remaja terlantar, korban kekerasan domestik, disconnected youth, dan orang tua tunggal. 

Kami akan bekerja sama dengan organisasi masyarakat Indonesia lainnya  untuk memberikan jaminan makan kepada mereka yang membutuhkan di beberapa minggu ke depan. Kami juga akan bekerja sama dengan usaha kecil menengah sebagai penyedia di program ini.

Terima kasih kepada  HIF atas kepercayaannya kepada IAA untuk menjalankan program ini, dan siap bekerja sama dengan semua organisasi dan relawan. Kami mengharapkan bantuan anda untuk membantu mengembangkan program ini ke komunitas lain dan daerah lain, dan mencari relawan untuk membantu menjalankan program ini.

Untuk mendaftar di program ini, atau menyumbang untuk program ini, kunjungi laman IAA di https://www.indonesianamerican.org/iaa-receives-grant

Washington DC, 15 Mei 2020
Oscar Zaky/President
oscar@indonesianamerican.org

Related links:

HIF Announcement: https://hifmc.org/food-access-grant-awards-announced/

Apply for this program: IAA Food Recipient Application

Donate for this program: Donate to IAA Food Security Program

Volunteer for this program: IAA Volunteer Signup

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